Heather LeAnne White
March 13, 1973 – April 11, 2014
On Friday, April 11th Heather lost her battle with cancer at her residence in Newark, DE. She left this life peacefully surrounded by her loving husband, family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 15 years, William M. White; parents, Cheryl and Donald Starker of New Castle; sisters, Brandi Kendrick of Mississippi and Michelle Falco of New Castle; godson, Teigan P. Norris, whom she loved dearly; in-laws, Danny and Thelma Lathem of Laurel; brother-in-law, John R. White of Newark; nephew, Matthew Few; and niece, Candace Kendrick. Heather was preceded in death by her brother, Jason Foley.
Heather enjoyed fishing, entertaining, computer games, candle making and her English Mastiffs. She was a board certified optician and enjoyed her employment and employees as a district manager for National Vision in Grand Rapids, MI. She returned home to Delaware in the end stages of her illness to be with her family and friends.
A visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720 or the SPCA, 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.